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Stories by Toriann Ellis - Contributor

Published:Saturday | August 21, 2021 | 12:05 AMToriann Ellis - Contributor

Jamaicans have always loved and supported motor racing; this was especially because family members played a huge role in influencing each other’s interest in the sports. Troy Bernard, racer and founder of the concept Off Roading on the Farm (OROTF...

Published:Sunday | July 18, 2021 | 1:15 AMToriann Ellis - Contributor

Like many other sports, motor racing in Jamaica had to be postponed until the State could return to a sense of normalcy. As a result, the sport missed out on a lot of revenue, but the president of the Jamaica Race Drivers Club (JRDC), Junior Barnes...

Published:Sunday | July 11, 2021 | 12:06 AMToriann Ellis - Contributor

Xavia Murray is an accomplished racer and renowned engine builder and his love for racing developed because of his relatives, who had an interest in the sport. “I grew up seeing my father and cousins watching motorsport, so that influenced my...

Published:Sunday | June 6, 2021 | 12:05 AMToriann Ellis - Contributor

Starting a business is truly an obstacle course as there are several levels that must be unlocked to reach the destination. Also, huge sacrifices must be made to reap the just reward. Wayne Green, the owner of Spray Box, is a prime example of what...

Published:Sunday | May 30, 2021 | 12:07 AMToriann Ellis - Contributor

Mark-Anthony March, the owner of Madd Vision Production, is creative at heart and his multifaceted ability has paved the way for him in the business arena. March’s passion for motorsport developed because of his parents as he has been going to...

Published:Sunday | May 9, 2021 | 12:15 AMToriann Ellis - Contributor

Stephanie McConnell is a lover of motorsports; her involvement in this sport developed because of her son Fraser McConnell’s interest in go-kart driving at a tender age. Apart from being a supportive parent, she devotes her time to being a plant...

Published:Sunday | April 25, 2021 | 12:08 AMToriann Ellis - Contributor

Stunt riding has been a regular source of entertainment for Jamaicans over the years, and, despite the negative connotations attached to the sport, stunt riders are still devoting their time to master the skill of bike stunts. They are also gaining...

Published:Friday | April 9, 2021 | 12:05 AMToriann Ellis - Contributor

Alphonso Grennell, the owner of Grennell’s Driving School (GDS), has gone through the highs and lows to become a thriving entrepreneur. He stated that his business began operation on June 1, 1999. “I started my business out of what people would...

Published:Friday | March 26, 2021 | 12:05 AMToriann Ellis - Contributor

Since the onset of the pandemic, many businesses have had to close operations, but some are learning to adjust to the new normal in order to remain functional. Andrew Lee-Sing, the founder of Leesing Concepts, which comprises KnOption...

Published:Sunday | February 28, 2021 | 12:16 AMToriann Ellis - Contributor

There has been a surge in using dash cameras and reverse cameras to record accidents and mayhem as motorists are now taking their safety into their own hands. Tristan Lewis, the owner at Goon Auto Services (GAS), reported that the increasing demand...

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